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Holidays

Holidays for the Year 2014

The American Embassy will observe the following American and local holidays in 2014.

DateEventType
January  1 (Wednesday) New Year's Day American
January 14 (Tuesday) Tamil Thai Pongal Day & Holy Prophet's Birthday Local
January 20 (Monday) Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. American
February 4 (Tuesday) National Day Local
February 14 (Friday) Navam Full Moon Poya Day Local
February 17 (Monday) Washington's Birthday American
April 11
(Friday)
Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day Local
April 14
(Monday)
Sinhala and Tamil New Year Day Local
April 18 (Friday) Good Friday Local
May 1
(Thursday)
May Day Local
May 14
(Wednesday)
Wesak Full Moon Poya Day Local
May 15
(Thursday)
Day following Wesak Full Moon Poya Day Local
May 26 (Monday) Memorial Day American
June 12
(Thursday)
Poson Full Moon Poya Day  Local
July 4 (Friday) Independence Day American
September 1 (Monday) Labor Day American
October 13 (Monday) Columbus Day American
November 11 (Tuesday) Veteran's Day American
November 27 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day American
December 25 (Thursday) Christmas Day American